Crime and Incident

Suspicious Person
January 2, 2007
at 10:56 p.m.

A black male and a white male were spotted near the entrance of Hamburg Hall. They were described as wearing ragged clothing. The two men were later identified as CPS employees.

Fire Alarm
January 3, 2007
at 9:44 a.m.

The fire alarm was reportedly activated on the third-floor main staircase in the Sigma Nu fraternity house. Upon inspection, police were unable to determine the cause of the alarm.

Fire Alarm
January 4, 2007
at 5:22 a.m.

The fire alarm in the Tepper School of Business was activated. The Pittsburgh Bureau of Fire was dispatched but did not report evidence of smoke or fire. The alarm was most likely the result of the power in the building having been shut down.

Fire Alarm
January 4, 2007
at 7:54 a.m.

The fire alarm was reportedly activated in the Purnell Center. By the time help arrived, the alarm had turned off. Police reported that the alarm could have been activated from the power having been shut down earlier the same morning.
Suspicious Vehicle
January 8, 2007
at 1:43 a.m.

Police received a report of an unlocked vehicle in front of the Mellon Institute. The vehicle was eventually locked by its owner. Nothing was stolen.

January 9, 2007
at 11:46 a.m.

A student’s laptop was reportedly stolen from Doherty Hall 1212. The student was helping a professor and didn’t realize that he had left the laptop in the room until several hours had passed. The laptop was an Apple Powerbook 12.1 valued at $1800.

Suspicious Vehicle
January 9, 2007
at 11:40 p.m.

A woman called University Police to report a suspicious vehicle around the area of Robotics Engineering Consortium. The woman was leaving the building when she saw a car exiting the area above the speed limit. Police were unable to identify the actor.

Suspicious Vehicle
January 11, 2007
at 4:00 a.m.

A vehicle was spotted parked with its engine running on Margaret Morrison Street. A male was sleeping inside. Police issued the actor a notice.